Shifts & Schedules

Stress-free shift & schedule planning for any working pattern

The most efficient way to manage staff shifts, create schedules, track attendance and fill open shifts

  • Create work schedules at the click of a button
  • Get instant alerts and notifications
  • Fill vacant shifts instantly with our open shifts feature
  • Copy, duplicate, and assign shifts in minutes
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Powerful online staff scheduling software—made simple

Forget complicated scheduling spreadsheets. Our smart schedule planner makes it quick and easy to create schedules for any industry and working pattern in minutes.

  • Simply create schedules in a table layout and instantly notify your team
  • Copy shifts, duplicate schedules, and assign shifts across multiple days and staff
  • Allow select staff to accept or decline shifts for ultimate flexibility
  • Use filters to easily find and edit shifts with real-time updates for your staff
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Master last-minute changes with OPEN SHIFTS

Our Open Shifts feature takes away the stress of dropped shifts and last-minute no-shows.

  • Notify staff with real-time alerts when a shift opens up
  • Release unfilled shifts to your staff on a first come first serve basis
  • Give staff the option of picking up extra shifts without adding pressure
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What our customers say about BrightHR

Using BrightHR makes us much more organised and centralises our processes, making it quicker for us to manage sickness and vacations.

Nottingham Credit Union

What our customers say about BrightHR

BrightHR is a user-friendly system and the team are on hand to answer any questions we ever have. I would highly recommend BrightHR.

Deborah Gillespie @ Change, Recruitment Group

What our customers say about BrightHR

Our staff absolutely love using the system and the ease of booking vacations and clocking in using Blip. Customer service is amazing...

Steven Greenall @ Cornerstone Children’s Home

What our customers say about BrightHR

Always on the go? You need a staff scheduling app

Our free app (on iOS and Android) helps you manage your staff shifts straight from your smartphone.

  • Manage and edit your entire staff schedule at any time
  • Accept or decline time off requests that your staff submit on the app
  • Notify staff as soon as an open shift needs picked up
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See BrightHR’s shift scheduling software in action

Discover just how easy it is to make the most of our shift and schedule planner in our quick video demo.

Or book a personal demo. See first-hand how our schedule planning tools can transform how you manage your staff schedules.

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  • Save 45 hours on handling absence requests and managing overtime
  • Fill 40 open shifts and manage 24 schedules
  • Create 150 bespoke HR documents
  • Produce 14 custom reports or spreadsheets to manage HR and payroll

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FAQs

Q. What is the process of shift planning?

Making sure you have the right people on the job every working day requires effective shift planning. The process involves assigning employees to work throughout specific slots of the day, and making sure they are informed of these times.

Our HR software makes this process easier with our smart shift planner that takes the manual hassle and wasted communication out of the equation. It also integrates with essential tools like vacation management and time-tracking to make the work faster, more accurate and ensure you’re never under or overstaffed.

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